1987 Mazda RX-7 Tire Size

Your Mazda was manufactured with different tire sizes.  To determine the best tire size for your specific 1987 Mazda RX-7, we first need to determine your rim size.  Please review the information below.

How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires.  Your Mazda RX-7's rim size is the number to the right of the R.  In the example pictured here, the tire size fits 16-inch rims.

Rim Size Selection

Now that you know your rim size, make a selection below to filter your results.

14-Inch Rims

1987 Mazda RX-7

 

Your 1987 Mazda RX-7 was manufactured with multiple tire sizes.  Choose a tire size below to get a color-coded explanation of the differences.  Then pick the best tire size for your 1987 Mazda RX-7.

Trim Options:

(Base) 2+2Base

185/70HR14

Simplified Size:  185-70-14

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1987 Mazda RX-7 is 185/70HR14.  A color-coded explanation of the 1987 Mazda RX-7's tire size is shown below.

185

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 185 millimeters.

70

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 70%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 70% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 129 millimeters.

H

This tire has a speed rating of H, which means 130 mph (210 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.

R

This letter denotes how your tire was constructed.  Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.

RRadial
BBias Belt
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14

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 14 inches in diameter.

Trim Options:

(Base) 2+2Base

P185/70HR14

Simplified Size:  185-70-14

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1987 Mazda RX-7 is P185/70HR14.  A color-coded explanation of the 1987 Mazda RX-7's tire size is shown below.

P

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
185

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 185 millimeters.

70

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 70%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 70% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 129 millimeters.

H

This tire has a speed rating of H, which means 130 mph (210 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.

R

This letter denotes how your tire was constructed.  Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.

RRadial
BBias Belt
DDiagonal
14

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 14 inches in diameter.

15-Inch Rims

1987 Mazda RX-7

 

The original tire size for your 1987 Mazda RX-7 is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Mazda RX-7's' tire size.

Trim Options:

GXLGXL 2+2LXLX 2+2Sport

205/60VR15

Simplified Size:  205-60-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1987 Mazda RX-7 is 205/60VR15.  A color-coded explanation of the 1987 Mazda RX-7's tire size is shown below.

205

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 205 millimeters.

60

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 60%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 60% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 123 millimeters.

V

This tire has a speed rating of V, which means 149 mph (240 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.

R

This letter denotes how your tire was constructed.  Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.

RRadial
BBias Belt
DDiagonal
15

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 15 inches in diameter.

16-Inch Rims

1987 Mazda RX-7

 

The original tire size for your 1987 Mazda RX-7 is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Mazda RX-7's' tire size.

Trim Options:

Turbo

205/55VR16

Simplified Size:  205-55-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1987 Mazda RX-7 is 205/55VR16.  A color-coded explanation of the 1987 Mazda RX-7's tire size is shown below.

205

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 205 millimeters.

55

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 55%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 55% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 112 millimeters.

V

This tire has a speed rating of V, which means 149 mph (240 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.

R

This letter denotes how your tire was constructed.  Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.

RRadial
BBias Belt
DDiagonal
16

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter.